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Had I known all that must befall me, before my eyes beheld that scene again, I think indeed that it would have burst.

Montezuma's DaughterH. Rider Haggard

He had tried to move, but could not, and he waited calmly what fate might befall him.

Gerald FitzgeraldCharles James Lever

The cigarettes were to keep up his courage in the face of whatever disaster might befall him.

Life in a TankRichard Haigh

Thou must depart from this place; for it is perilous to thee, and if thou stayest here, ill will befall thee.

The Lancashire WitchesWilliam Harrison Ainsworth

Whatever may befall me, I feel that my fellow-citizens of Indiana have crowned me and made me forever their debtor.

I was not born under such a planet, neither did it ever befall me to lie, or affirm a thing for true that was not.

But I had not yet come in sight of Bonneval, when fearful misgivings began to assail me as to what might befall the Countess.

The Bright Face of DangerRobert Neilson Stephens

What could I say to such an offer save that, if my aunt allows, 'twill give me more pleasure than aught else that could befall.

Sir ChristopherMaud Wilder Goodwin

And if the son of renowned Leto make inquest for me, methinks some p. 144worse thing will befall him.

"I'm going, mum," said she, as one resolved to face calmly whatever might befall.

Faith Gartney's GirlhoodMrs. A. D. T. Whitney

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